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House Republicans Find Jon Corzine Guilty of Being Dumb

WASHINGTON, DC - DECEMBER 15: Former chairman and CEO of MF Global and former New Jersey Governor Jon Corzine testifies during a hearing before the Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee of the House Financial Services Committee December 15, 2011 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. The hearing was to examine the collapse of MF Global. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)
Photo: Alex Wong/2011 Getty Images

Former MF Global CEO Jon Corzine has gone through a lot in the past year — presiding over the collapse of a respected Wall Street firm, being made into a literal piñata by employees of said collapsed firm, getting shunned by the Hamptons social circuit. But what could hurt more than a “withering critique” of his disastrous run at MF Global, delivered by a powerless group of Republican congressmen?

Oh, right. Any kind of actual legal or financial punishment would hurt more. Luckily, none of that is on the way. Whew.

Jon Corzine Is Guilty of Being Dumb